|Born:||June 7, 1982|
|Height:||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight:||115 lb (52 kg)|
Amy Nuttall (born 7 June 1982 in Bolton) is a British actress and singer most notable for playing the role of Chloe Atkinson in the long-running ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 2000 to 2005.
Nuttall was educated at Bury Grammar School and trained at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts and later with the National Youth Music Theatre. She is credited as the youngest actress to ever understudy and play the lead role of Christine in The Phantom of the Opera (at age 16) (National tour), has sung at the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall and Old Trafford and won an edition of Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes as Sarah Brightman.
Shortly before leaving Emmerdale Nuttall appeared in Notes from New York at the Trafalgar Studios opposite Jon Lee and Julie Atherton. In 2005, she released her debut album as a Classical vocalist Best Days on EMI Classics and filmed Music Video's for her tracks Best days, No greater gift and a version of Scarborough Fair which was heavily requested on Classic FM TV. Best days peaked at #4 in the UK classical chart and was nominated for album of the year at the 2006 Classical BRIT Awards.
During the same year Nuttall took part in the Reality TV programme Celebrity Shark Bait which also featured Richard E Grant and Ruby Wax and appeared in Celebrate Oliver, a musical special for BBC1.
In the fall of 2005, Nuttall toured the UK extensively as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady to critical acclaim. She shared the role with Lisa O'Hare on the National Tour due to her commitments with her first album at the time. The Tour started on October 5th 2005 at the Palace Theatre in Manchester and ended on August 12th 2006 at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. In October 2006 she made her West End debut as Sister Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls at the Piccadilly Theatre appearing opposite both Don Johnson and Patrick Swayze.
In January 2007, Nuttall performed on BBC Radio 2's Friday night is music night with a live 80-piece Orchestra and in May 2007, she joined the cast of the stage revival of Boeing-Boeing at the Comedy Theatre opposite Patricia Hodge, Mark Rylance and Roger Allam.
On October 2nd 2007, Nuttall replaced Kim Medcalf in the London production of Cabaret ("Amy Nuttall who bears an uncanny likeness to Liza Minnelli as Sally Bowles - big, sad eyes, petite, bird-like face absolutely communicates the wayward, desperate essence of a young woman striving to have the time on her life in the quietly repressed knowledge that death may be just round the corner" The Daily Telegraph) at the Lyric Theatre, transferring directly from her role in Boeing Boeing. In April 2008, Nuttall's initial six month contract was extended until the production's closure on June 21st.
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